Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Pinzirita Sheep
Also Known By: Siciliana locale, Comune siciliana
The Pinzirita breed is found in the area surrounding Sicily in southern Italy. It is a coarse wool breed kept for milk and meat production. They have black or brown marks on the face and legs. The males are horned and the females are polled.
Reference:Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.Photographs:
Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia, provided by: Dott. Paolo Bani, Istituto di Zootecnica, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Via Emilia Parmense, 84, 29100 Piacenza, ITALY